NTSB Identification: NYC86LA021.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29744.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 26, 1985 in FREEPORT, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N60563
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE STU PLT DEPARTED WITH 10.5 GALS OF FUEL FOR A 48 MILE X-COUNTRY FLT. WHILE EN ROUTE THE PLT BECAME LOST. APRX 10 MINUTES OF FUEL REMAINED WHEN THE PLT SPOTTED A ARPT. SHE ATTEMPTED TO LAND AT THE ARPT. DURING THE APCH TO THE RWY SHE MADE A GO AROUND WHEN SHE SAW AN ACFT ON THE RWY. THE ENG STOPPED DURING THE GO AROUND BUT WAS RESTARTED. THE PLT TURNED TOWARD THE ARPT. THE ENG STOPPED AGAIN. THE PLT RAISED THE NOSE LEVEL TO STALL THE ACFT. AFTERWARDS THE ACFT LANDED ON TOP OF TREES AND THEN FELL TO THE GROUND. THE ACCIDENT SITE IS ABOUT 140 MILES SOUTH OF THE INTENDED DESTINATION.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

STALL..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION



Contributing Factors

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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